Waterstones Bishop's Stortford

12 South Street, Bishops Stortford, CM23 3AT

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Opening times

  • Monday 09.00 - 17.30
  • Tuesday 09.00 - 17.30
  • Wednesday 09.00 - 17.30
  • Thursday 09.00 - 17.30
  • Friday 09.00 - 17.30
  • Saturday 09.00 - 17.30
  • Sunday 10.00 - 16.00

Contact us

  • Call us on 01279 508900
  • Email us at [javascript protected email address]
  • Twitter: @StortfordBooks
  • Facebook: WaterstonesBishopsStortford


Waterstones Bishop's Stortford is the town's only dedicated bookshop and popular café.

Bishop’s Stortford is an historic market town surrounded by beautiful countryside but with excellent transport links to Stansted airport and central London. Our shop is the place to come for books and gifts, with our enthusiastic staff on hand to help. 

We have strong community links with loyal customers, a popular book group, author events and children's story time sessions. Our team of booksellers are lively and enthusiastic about reccmoending you your next book or finding that perfect present for someone.

Our first floor cafe serves a range of drinks and snacks and has a childrens play area for little ones.  We are fully baby frendly and host a regular breast feeding support group as well as having a baby food / bottle warmer avalible for you to use.

Ground Floor
  • Fiction, Crime, Sci-Fi, Children's, Humour, Biography, History, Politics, Transport, Popular Science, Smart Thinking, Sport, Puzzles & Games, Stationery & Gifts, Cards, Customer Order Collection, Click & Collect
First Floor
  • Cafe W, Cookery, Nature, Pets, Hobbies, DIY, Gardening, Home Reference, Law, Business, Religion, MBS, Self Help, Health, Art, Crafts, Photography,Travel

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